Monday, January 31, 2011

Market Finds

I love painted furniture.  
I love to use furniture as a canvas.....art on a drawer!
No one does it better to me than Guildmasters, and I took a couple of pics at market last week of  a couple of new pieces.  
I'll admit....whimsey is their middle name ( or maybe their first name!), but they inspire me to bring some fun into every space I design.


Do you recognize this pattern?  It's an open stock fabric pattern that a couple of the big fabric houses have picked up.  This is painted on!  I'm using it for inspiration for an armoire at my house.  I'll post pictures when I finally get it finished!


The neutral tones of this piece allow it to fit easily into many different decors.  Wouldn't it be a fabulous dining room buffet?


OK....you got to really look at this one.  It's a painted dart board, and the handles are all "darts" that have been thrown.  They are even at odd angles just like a real dart would be.  The circles are bottle caps!  Real ones!  How fun would this be in a game room!  

I love Guildmaster!  They are represented at the Dallas Market by InDetail and available through retailers and designers ( like me!)

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12 comments:

  1. i like that stock fabric pattern! lovely!

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  2. They do have great stuff ! I love the paisley dresser.

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  3. Have you seen the One of a Kind painted pieces in our store? The craftsmen at the Wind Rose do exquisite work. I like old Italian painted pieces as well.
    Best,
    Liz

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  4. These are great finds. Love that top dresser!

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  5. Sally how very fun!! I too love painted furniture, I have screens I am looking for special inspiration to paint!

    Come and join my amazing giveaway from Splenderosa!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  6. I have always loved painted furniture and am glad to see it is back in style. That paisley chest is to die for!! Thanks for sharing

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  7. I've been looking forward to your Market Previews. I was planning to go but ran out of time and energy trying to get settled here!

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  8. I love hand painted pieces of furniture as well. these are lovely pieces. MOna

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  9. Love the warm feel of hand painted furniture...these are so fun and whimsical!!

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  10. That dart board is just a neat piece :) Totally unexpected!

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